Duvalia elegans

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Duvalia elegans
Duvalia elegans


Taxonavigation: Gentianales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Asclepiadoideae
Tribus: Ceropegieae
Subtribus: Stapeliinae
Genus: Duvalia
Species: Duvalia elegans



Duvalia elegans (Masson) Haw., 1812


  • Homotypic
    • Stapelia elegans Masson in Stapel. Nov.: 19 (1797)
    • Stisseria elegans (Masson) Kuntze in Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 421 (1891)
  • Heterotypic
    • Ceropegia jacquiniana (Schult.) Bruyns in S. African J. Bot. 112: 426 (2017)
    • Duvalia elegans f. magnicorona A.C.White & B.Sloane in Stapelieae, ed. 2, 2: 741 (1937)
    • Duvalia elegans var. seminuda N.E.Br. in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 4(1): 1028 (1908)
    • Duvalia jacquiniana (Schult.) Sweet in Hort. Brit.: 276 (1826)
    • Stapelia jacquiniana Schult. in J.J.Roemer & J.A.Schultes, Syst. Veg. ed. 15[bis]. 6: 45 (1820)
    • Stapelia radiata Jacq. in Stapel. Hort. Vindob. Cult.: t. 12 (1806), nom. illeg.
    • Stisseria jacquiniana (Schult.) Kuntze in Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 421 (1891)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Additional references

  • Bruyns, P.V. (2014). The Apocynaceae of Namibia Strelitzia 34: 1-158. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Vernacular names

中文:  美丽小花犀角
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